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WSU System Syllabus

Syllabus Project

Committee Purpose and Composition

Project Goal

As a system-wide student success project, the Provost’s office, in partnership with Faculty Senate and Student Affairs, have the following goals:

  • To guide faculty through the process of syllabus construction by clearly articulating required vs. recommended syllabus statements
  • To aid new course syllabus review by the registrar’s office and the Catalog Subcommittee
  • To provide a public-facing repository of course syllabi
  • To house the syllabus tool in My.WSU (in development fall 2019)
  • To clearly articulate student messaging around EP 15, community standards, and student health messaging
  • To help disseminate Cougar Health Services messaging for students in crisis

These goals will be met through four working groups.

Working Groups

  • Student Learning Outcomes & Assessment
  • Syllabus Construction


  • Syllabus Language
  • Student Crisis Messaging